Mosque of Omar
On Manger Sq, opposite the church, is the Mosque of Omar , named after the 2nd caliph, Omar Ibn al-Khattab. It was built in 1860 on land...
The nativity-scene spectacle at the Crib Museum is a short walk off Manger Sq.
Old Bethlehem Museum
Old Bethlehem Museum will transport you through time to a typical Palestinian home of the 19th century. See native costumes; purchase...
Al-Kuz Café and Bar
This charmingly kitschy Bedouin-inspired coffeebar extends out to a rambling patio garden. Free wi-fi.
Down the ramp from Manger Sq and to the left find a wide open bar in this old, stone textile factory and olive oil press. Have a meal or...
Lonely Planet review
Two shops on the down-ramp off the square serve felafel, but the second one down is so cherished, restaurateurs from Haifa come in to buy the mix.